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un·set·tled

 (ŭn-sĕt′ld)
adj.
1. Not in a state of order or calmness; disturbed: these unsettled times.
2. Likely to change or vary; variable: unsettled weather.
3.
a. Not determined or resolved: an unsettled issue.
b. Uncertain or doubtful: were still unsettled with respect to their future plans.
4. Not paid or adjusted; outstanding: an unsettled bill.
5. Uninhabited or not occupied by settlers: unsettled territory.
6. Not fixed or established: an unsettled lifestyle.

unsettled

(ʌnˈsɛtəld)
adj
1. lacking order or stability: an unsettled era.
2. unpredictable; uncertain: an unsettled climate.
3. constantly changing or moving from place to place: an unsettled life.
4. (of controversy, etc) not brought to an agreed conclusion
5. (of debts, law cases, etc) not disposed of
6. (of regions, etc) devoid of settlers
unˈsettledness n

un•set•tled

(ʌnˈsɛt ld)

adj.
1. not settled; not fixed or stable; lacking order: an unsettled situation.
2. continuously moving or changing; not situated in one place: an unsettled life.
3. wavering or uncertain, as in opinions or behavior; unstable; erratic.
4. not populated or settled: an unsettled wilderness.
5. undetermined, as a point at issue; undecided; doubtful.
6. not adjusted, closed, or disposed of, as an account, estate, or law case: unsettled claims.
7. liable to change; inconstant; variable: unsettled weather.
[1585–95]
un•set′tled•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsettled - still in doubtunsettled - still in doubt; "an unsettled issue"; "an unsettled state of mind"
settled - established or decided beyond dispute or doubt; "with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night"
2.unsettled - not settled or establishedunsettled - not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle"
settled - established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled civilization"
3.unsettled - subject to changeunsettled - subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other"
variable - liable to or capable of change; "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"
4.unsettled - not yet settledunsettled - not yet settled; "unsettled territory"
uninhabited - not having inhabitants; not lived in; "an uninhabited island"; "gaping doors of uninhabited houses"

unsettled

adjective
1. unstable, shaky, insecure, disorderly, unsteady Britain's unsettled political scene also worries some investors.
2. restless, tense, uneasy, troubled, shaken, confused, wired (slang), disturbed, anxious, agitated, unnerved, flustered, perturbed, on edge, restive To tell the truth, I'm a bit unsettled tonight.
3. unresolved, undecided, undetermined, open, doubtful, debatable, up in the air, moot They were in the process of resolving all the unsettled issues.
4. uninhabited, unoccupied, unpopulated, unpeopled Until very recently Texas was an unsettled frontier.
5. inconstant, changing, unpredictable, variable, uncertain, changeable Despite the unsettled weather, we had a marvellous weekend.
6. owing, due, outstanding, pending, payable, in arrears Liabilities related to unsettled transactions are recorded.

unsettled

adjective
1. Affording no quiet, repose, or rest:
2. In a state of anxiety or uneasiness:
3. Capable of or liable to change:
Archaic: various.
4. Marked by lack of firm decision or commitment; of questionable outcome:
5. Owed as a debt:
Translations
غَيْر مُسْتَقِر، مُتَغَيِّرقَلِق، مُضْطَرِب
nestálývzrušený
nervøsustabil
labilis
breytilegurórólegur, í uppnámi

unsettled

[ˈʌnˈsetld] ADJ
1. (= uneasy, restless) [person] → intranquilo; [sleep, night] → agitado
he's feeling unsettled in his jobno está del todo contento or a gusto en su trabajo
2. (= undecided) [matter, question] → pendiente, sin resolver
3. (= changeable) [weather] → inestable, variable; [situation, market] → inestable
4. (= not populated) [land] → sin colonizar
5. (= unpaid) [account, bill] → pendiente, sin saldar

unsettled

[ʌnˈsɛtəld] adj
(= restless) [person] → perturbé(e)
I felt pretty unsettled all that week → Je me sentais assez perturbé pendant toute cette semaine.
(= uncertain) [situation, times] → instable, incertain(e); [market] → instable
(= unresolved) [argument, issue] → non résolu(e)
to remain unsettled → ne pas être résolu(e)
(= uninhabited) [area, region] → inhabité(e)
(= unpredictable) [weather] → changeant(e)

unsettled

adj
(= unpaid)unbezahlt, unbeglichen; (= undecided) questionungeklärt, offen; futureunbestimmt, ungewiss, in der Schwebe; to be in an unsettled state of mindmit sich selbst nicht eins sein; he was unsettled in his mind about what to doer war sich (dat)nicht schlüssig, was er tun sollte; the question remains unsettleddie Frage bleibt ungelöst
(= changeable) weatherunbeständig, veränderlich; life, characterunstet, unruhig; (Fin) marketunbeständig, veränderlich; (Pol) conditionsunsicher; to be unsettleddurcheinander sein; (= thrown off balance)aus dem Gleis geworfen sein; (= emotionally disturbed)verstört sein; to feel unsettledsich nicht wohlfühlen
(= unpopulated) territoryunbesiedelt
(= itinerant) personnomadenhaft

unsettled

[ʌnˈsɛtld] adj (weather, market, situation) → instabile, variabile; (person, restless) → irrequieto/a; (itinerant) → nomade (frm) (question, issue) → non risolto/a
to feel unsettled → sentirsi turbato/a or scombussolato/a

unsettle

(anˈsetl) verb
to disturb or upset. Will a change of schools unsettle the child?
unˈsettled adjective
1. (of weather) changeable.
2. anxious or restless. in an unsettled mood.
References in classic literature ?
We used to be faithful about it, but since Father went away and all this war trouble unsettled us, we have neglected many things.
This pestilent wizard (in whom his just punishment seemed to have wrought no manner of amendment) had an inveterate habit of haunting a certain mansion, styled the House of the Seven Gables, against the owner of which he pretended to hold an unsettled claim for ground-rent.
first: the uncertain, unsettled condition of this science of Cetology is in the very vestibule attested by the fact, that in some quarters it still remains a moot point whether a whale be a fish.
The Bridewell grounds were on the outskirts of the city and the country around them was unsettled and wild-- on one side was the big drainage canal, and on the other a maze of railroad tracks, and so the wind had full sweep.
There were credible rumors, also, of a hemstitched pocket-handkerchief; and report even went so far as to state that Miss Ophelia had one pocket-handkerchief with lace all around it,--it was even added that it was worked in the corners; but this latter point was never satisfactorily ascertained, and remains, in fact, unsettled to this day.
Everybody around her believed in enchant- ments; nobody had any doubts; to doubt that a castle could be turned into a sty, and its occupants into hogs, would have been the same as my doubting among Con- necticut people the actuality of the telephone and its wonders, -- and in both cases would be absolute proof of a diseased mind, an unsettled reason.
The ground covered with snow, and the atmosphere in that unsettled state between frost and thaw, which is of all others the most unfriendly for exercise, every morning beginning in rain or snow, and every evening setting in to freeze, she was for many days a most honourable prisoner.
He is not very forgiving: he broke with his family, and now for many years he has led an unsettled kind of life.
Trot, I tell you what, my dear,' said my aunt, one morning in the Christmas season when I left school: 'as this knotty point is still unsettled, and as we must not make a mistake in our decision if we can help it, I think we had better take a little breathing-time.
He was altogether too unsettled in his mind over it, to appreciate it comfortably, I thought, or to have anybody to dine with him, without making a chop with his jaws at the visitor.
Our Saxon subjects rise in spirit and courage; become shrewd in wit, and bold in bearing, in these unsettled times What say ye, my lords?
Sometimes he prospers and repays me; sometimes I hear no more of him; sometimes he comes back with his habits unsettled.